Corsair to Release New 4GB and 8GB Vengeance SODIMMs

Corsair is set to release its popular Vengeance DDR3 DIMM series in a SODIMM format for notebooks and laptops, which aren't as aggressive as its desktop counterparts.


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SizeSpeedLatencyVoltage# of DimmsPart NumberCorsair Listed Price ($ - US)
8GB1866MHz10-10-10-271.5 V2CMSX8GX3M2A1866C10$149.99
8GB1600MHz9-9-9-241.5 V2CMSX8GX3M2A1600C9$74.99
4GB1866MHz10-10-10-271.5 V1CMSX4GX3M1A11866C10$39.99

"As more complex applications and games are available in the market, many laptop users are looking for an easy way to improve their system performance in order to have the best experience." said Thi La, Vice President of Memory Products at Corsair. "Our new Vengeance high-performance laptop memory kits allow performance-minded customers to boost their memory performance and capacity in an instant."

Read more about the new Vengeance high-performance laptop memory kits at their product pages.

  • buzznut
    I like em, even though noone is gonna see em in a laptop!
  • LuckyDucky7
    This tech is pretty cool, but it's sure expensive.

    I mean- all laptops save AMD's APUs (and Ivy bridge which comes next year) can't drive memory faster than 1333 MHz.

    Plus, the fact that you can get 8GB of RAM (Corsair's own, even) for 40 bucks kind of deflates the 80 dollar appeal, especially since it's 2 DIMMs instead of a single 8GB stick.

    Of course... when Ivy Bridge DOES get moving, then these sticks begin to have a mainstream purpose.
  • tanjo
    32GB... my laptop's RAM is bigger than your tablet's storage space... and gazillion times faster!
  • lp231
    So those are stickers not heat spreaders, right?
    Not like Kingston Hyper X SODIMM that actually uses it.
  • drwho1
    The problem that I see is that most laptops/notebooks are not up-gradable.
    (or the few that are they are limited into how much ram we can install on them)

    By limited I mean ... way more than PC's.

    On the other hand this could mean that we could actually buy a laptop/notebook with a lot of ram in the near future.
  • n-dru
    Why not? Given that RAM is the most accessible upgrade in a laptop i'd say this is good news.
  • _Cubase_
    This is so dimm impressive!

    Thank you, I'm here till Thursday... try the chips!
  • technops1
    that's sounds inspiring and i would like to try 8gb to see any luck or test its features.
  • richboyliang
    i have 16 gb of corsair vengeance ram 1600 mhz and it's doing fine
  • mildgamer001
    __-_-_-__Most notebooks have 2 sodimm slots but there are several ones that allow 4 slots or even 6 slots. and you are just limited by the graphic card. nothing more. you can upgrade everything else.
    you you can upgrade most parts in a laptop, but the companies that make them often glue the sections of the plastic case together (like the top and bottom of my laptop are melded together somehow, probably plastic cement or something) so its a pain in the ass to upgrade them and when you do the cse doesnt fit together as snugly.